Nevada’s unique geology means the state is part of a region with much higher average heat flow underground than the rest of the United States. Nevada currently has 15 geothermal projects providing power for NV Energy. Just last year, UNR researchers found two previously unrecognized geothermal resources. But not all hot springs are ripe for energy production — take a look.
Nevada has abundant geothermal activity. Should energy companies develop it?
By Diether Llanaza and Stone Suess
Meet the Mekong Giant Catfish, which can weigh up to 770 pounds, has no teeth, and looks absolutely ridiculous. But they’re disappearing quickly — having been listed by the IUCN as a critically endangered species in 2011.
Lithium Nevada has proposed a pit mine on the ancestral lands of the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone tribes. The land is currently controlled by the Bureau of Land Management.
Nevada is a vast, windy state yet it ranks 33rd in the nation’s wind energy production. It turns out the temperamental gusts are part of the problem.